[Interest] RfQ for porting a library currently based on 4.8.6, to the latest QT release

Nguyen Ngoc Thach Chau chaupad at gmail.com
Thu Jan 16 12:34:58 CET 2020

interested :) i can take a look, since i start loving qt for 3-4 years. I
want to take challenge

On Thu, 16 Jan 2020, 16:37 Roland Hughes, <roland at logikalsolutions.com>

> On 1/15/20 5:00 AM, interest-request at qt-project.org wrote:
> > Hello guys, I have an application frozen to qt 4.6.8 (the last
> implementing
> > the qt3 compliance sw layer). I'd like to evaluate the time and cost to
> > migrate onto the latest qt5 (on either next if available) qt library.
> > Is any of you interested to give a look at the activity and share with me
> > time and cost?
> Could you be a bit more specific about the scope of your rfq?
> What platform?
> Is this just a "get it to compile then pull the pin on the grenade and
> hand it back saying 'here, hold this'?"
> Is this a full rewrite of the application including all regression
> testing? There have been many new Qt classes since 4.x and some of your
> custom code may no longer be necessary.
> Such information will help both sides. If you are expecting a complete
> turnkey, "just compile and sell it" solution you may have to weed
> through many 'here, hold this' quotes.
> A full turnkey will require a lot of time up front reading product
> documentation to determine the original intent of the application before
> beginning any visible work. It will also probably require a
> re-architecting of the existing solution. One thing which leaps to mind
> is my recent rewrite of XpnsQt which was originally written with a very
> early version of Qt 4.x. At least with respect to accessing PostgreSQL
> databases (and possibly all others) you had to make an initial
> connection in the main.cpp file to keep it alive for the full
> application. This forced a bit of a kludge into the architecture. The
> bug has long since been fixed. When I rewrote the application its flow
> had to change and some screens went away.
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